FASN gene

Known as: Fatty Acid Synthase Gene, FAS, SDR27X1 
This gene is involved in the production of both lung surfactant and the fatty components of milk. It also plays a role in the conversion and storage… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Natural rewards and drugs of abuse can alter dopamine signaling, and ventral tegmental area (VTA) dopaminergic neurons are known… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Increased adiposity is a feature of aging in both mice and humans, but the molecular mechanisms underlying age-related changes in… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Circulating ghrelin elevates abdominal adiposity by a mechanism independent of its central orexigenic activity. In this study we… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Single cell oils (SCOs) are now produced by various microorganisms as commercial sources of arachidonic acid (ARA) and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
With the escalation of obesity-related disease, there is great interest in defining the mechanisms that control appetite and body… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Hyperleptinemia causes disappearance of body fat without a rise in free fatty acids (FFA) or ketones, suggesting that leptin can… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
These studies were designed to test the hypolipidemic activity of green tea epicatechins (GTE) isolated from jasmine green tea… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
One of the key limiting factors in the treatment of advanced stage human epithelial malignancies is the lack of selective… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Pulmonary surfactant, a complex material that lines the alveolar surface of the lung, is synthesized in the type II pneumocyte… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In Saccharopolyspora erythraea, the genes that govern synthesis of the polyketide portion of the macrolide antibiotic… (More)
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